Chinese Culture Resources

Chinese Calligraphy​

The following slide show will give you some background of Chinese calligraphy. You don’t have to have any Chinese background to learn Chinese calligraphy.

If you are interested in taking Chinese calligraphy, we are offering an 8-week course throughout the school year. After one session ends, another will begin. Please come back to our website to check out the start date of each session. You can register by clicking here. We will begin with the basics. We will begin writing with a pen or pencil first. Then we will proceed to use the “magic cloth”. After plenty of practice, we will use the brush. We do it step-by-step and methodically.

Chinese New Years Foods Slideshow

Chinese New Year is the most important of all the holidays to the Chinese people. It is also known as the Spring Festival or 春节 (春節). In Mainland China, it is celebrated for 15 days. All government agencies and schools are closed for this holiday. The following slide show illustrates the most popular and traditional food that Chinese people eat during this festival. There is a reason for each food to be eaten on the Chinese New Year. Read on to find out why.

On the 15th day of the first month of the Lunar year, it is also known as the Lantern Festival 元宵节 (元宵節), which marks the last day of the New Year celebration. There are many festivals in Chinese culture. Each is celebrated with different food.